Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr John Kay
Jacob's House, Castle Street
Dursley, Gloucestershire
GL11 4BS

Tags: communication

Notice of Council Vacancies - May 2020

Notice of Council Vacancies - May 2020

There are two vacancies on Council due the recent resignations of Cllrs Reynolds and Thirlwell.

The vacancies are for the Central and Highfields wards of the Council.

If you are interested in filling one of the vacant positions please contact the Town Clerk or any current Councillor to find out more about this important community role.

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 14:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council Vacancies

75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2020.

75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2020.

The Royal British Legion has announced a programme of activities to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2020.

No longer able to attend the planned VE Day 75 events, the Royal British Legion is calling on the nation to get involved from the safety of their homes in a programme of events to pay tribute to the entire Second World War generation from British, Commonwealth and Allied Forces,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 09:10 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, VE Day

Planning Committee - Online

Planning Committee - Online

Last night (21st April) saw Dursley Town Council host their first ever "online" meeting.

Following the government's lockdown restrictions to combat the Covid-19 pandemic it was not possible for Town Council to host a public meeting. This resulted in the cancellation of the scheduled meetings in April until last night's Planning Committee meeting.

Legislation approved by Parliament now permits Town/Parish... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 09:29 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Online Meetings

Covid-19: Extension to Lockdown Period

Covid-19: Extension to Lockdown Period

Following yesterday's extension to the lockdown period for a further three weeks, the single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to remain staying at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

The restrictions in place remain:

1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.
2. Closing non-essential shops and community spaces.
3. Stopping all... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 10:59 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Covid-19: Extension to Lockdown Period

Covid-19: Extension to Lockdown Period

Following yesterday's extension to the lockdown period for a further three weeks, the single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to remain staying at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

The restrictions in place remain:

1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.
2. Closing non-essential shops and community spaces.
3. Stopping all... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 10:59 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Garden Bonfires

Garden Bonfires

Dursley Town Council would like to share the following message on bonfires from Stroud District Council.

Bonfire smoke may cause particular problems for people with underlying health conditions such as asthma, bronchitis and heart conditions. We all now know that Covid-19 is a respiratory disease. During the pandemic, more people than normal are at home, working, caring for their family and/or self-isolating.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 09:42 by John Kay

Tags: Bonfires, Communication, Council

Covid 19 - The Use of Play Equipment

Covid 19 - The Use of Play Equipment

Dursley Town Council would like to remind all visitors to the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Highfields Play Area and Kingshill Play Area that the play and gym equipment should not be used under any circumstance at the current time.

This is part of the government's guidance on green space areas and to reduce the risk of catching the Covid-19 virus.

Signage has been placed at each location but we are... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 09:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Long Street Car Park - Waiting Times Removed

Long Street Car Park - Waiting Times Removed

Dursley Town Council and our car park management company, District Enforcement Ltd have agreed to temporarily waive the 23 hour time limit in the Long Street Car Park.

This temporary removal of the maximum waiting time follows requests from local residents who were leaving their homes to move their vehicles contravening the government guidance to stay at home.

This decision will be reviewed as government... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:19 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Long Street Car Park

FESTIVE DURSLEY COMMUNITY MEETING - POSTPONED

The Festive Dursley Community Group is hosting an open meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 18th March 2020 at Dursley Community Centre.

This will be a chance to celebrate achievements, find out about 2020 events, volunteer to get involved and plan for the future.

THIS EVENT IS NOW POSTPONED

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 09:06 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A TOWN COUNCILLOR

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A TOWN COUNCILLOR

Dursley Town Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2020. The election will take place on the 7th May 2020.

What do councillors do?

Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make a real difference in your community by engaging with... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:11 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Elections 2020